Come enjoy our FREE Summer Concert Series each Friday night at 7:00 p.m. at the Aquatic Center Park. Bring your blankets and chairs, family and friends and enjoy great entertainment Fridays on Vine. CLICK HERE for our full summer concert schedule and to learn more about the entertainers.
Artie Hemphill and The Iron Horse Band
When you come see Artie Hemphill & The Iron Horse Band perform, you get an amazing group of uniquely talented musicians, vocalists and performers who create a savory smorgasbord for the senses. When they take the stage, they whip up a musical treat that satisfies even the most intense craving for great country music, while at the same time, instilling in you an insatiable hunger that’ll keep you begging for more.
The members of Artie Hemphill and The Iron Horse Band are undisputed professionals with impressive pedigrees. The expertise they display while showcasing their incredible talents to eager fans stems from a long list of experience. Their combined backgrounds encompass thousands of live performances, years on the road touring nationally, spending over a decade living in Nashville honing musical crafts and multiple college music degrees. And that doesn’t even begin to scratch the surface. As a band they have wowed audiences performing live at a dizzying array of venues. These include such things as multiple TV and radio appearances, numerous fairs, festivals and special events as well as opening for national artists such as Diamond Rio, Emerson Drive, Sawyer Brown, Chris Cagle, Joe Diffie and John Michael Montgomery just to name a few. Artie and the band were also voted the winners of the 2011 Stadium of Fire Talent Competition by a screaming crowd of over 46,000 attendees.
Due to the widely diverse musical backgrounds that converge in the group, this “gourmet” country band has dialed in a sound that is unique and appealing to all country fans and even many non-country music fans alike. Their on-stage energy, mind blowing musicianship and the interaction between the band members and audience is always a sure fire crowd pleaser.
The band’s signature sound is credited to the incredible and unmistakable vocal talents of lead singer Artie Hemphill. His uniquely rich, seasoned and sultry baritone voice has been heard in just about every type of venue imaginable. As the front man and “voice” of the band, Artie drives home the rock-solid lead vocals with power, energy and drive as well as rounding out the musical mix playing acoustic rhythm guitar. When you watch this natural performer deliver, and hear him belt out that sweet country music, you’ll have no doubt that Artie is “the real deal.” Layer this in with the bands tight three part harmonies, extraordinary musical talents and impressive stage presence and you’ve got all the ingredients of a national Nashville quality touring act, right in your own backyard!
As hundreds of fans will attest, the only way to truly experience Artie Hemphill & The Iron Horse band is see them perform live. So we invite you to come check them out!